Investigation underway as Scottish footballer dresses in ‘blackface’ for party

Dundee United have launched an internal investigation into reports that their player, Jamie Robson, wore a racially insensitive costume at a fancy dress party last weekend. 20-year-old defender Robson was pictured on social media wearing black face paint, along with wearing an umbrella hat, a high-visibility vest along with a white t-shirt and black leggings. […]

‘Straight bull’: Tomi Lahren defends Megyn Kelly in blackface debate

Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren has defended Megan Kelly, following reports that the NBC host will lose her daytime show over remarks she made questioning whether the use of blackface as a Halloween costume was racist. The bombastic blonde pundit tweeted her support for Kelly on Thursday night, referring to the news that Kelly was […]

Twitter in schadenfreude feast as NBC’s Megyn Kelly reportedly shown door after blackface comment

Reports that Megyn Kelly is parting ways with NBC after a ‘blackface’ Halloween costume remark have sent Twitter into convulsions. She has apparently fired her talent agent and lawyered up for the forthcoming contract battle. The news host did not appear on her morning show, ‘Megyn Kelly Today,’ on Thursday, and multiple outlets have reported […]

Megyn Kelly's Blackface Defense Was 'Ignorant and Racist,' Says Today Colleagues — Watch Her Latest Apology

Megyn Kelly‘s Today show colleagues did not hold back when addressing her inexcusable defense of blackface. To recap: Kelly on Tuesday stated on-air that it isn’t “racist” for white people to darken their skin with makeup on Halloween as long as they’re portraying an actual person or character. Later that day, she sent an internal email […]

Megyn Kelly Apologizes for Defending Blackface on Today: 'I Realize Now That Such Behavior Is Indeed Wrong'

Megyn Kelly is reevaluating her stance on blackface. Just hours after stating on-air that it isn’t “racist” for white people to darken their skin with makeup on Halloween as long as they’re portraying an actual person or character, the host of Megyn Kelly Today on Tuesday released an internal email to her staff, apologizing for her […]

Celebrity Big Brother 2018: Viewers rage after India Willoughby compares drag to blackface

India, who is a transgender woman, made the comment after seeing former Apprentice star Andrew Brady dressed up in drag. The 51-year-old recently told her fellow housemates she was scared of drag queens and was warned what was happening by Andrew before he transformed. Despite this, the newsreader watched as Andrew stepped out into the […]

Antoine Griezmann accused of racism over blackface costume tweet

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 12:42 French international footballer Antoine Griezmann has caused a storm after posting a picture of himself in ‘blackface’ as part of a basketball star fancy dress costume for an 80s-themed Christmas party. In the tweet, which has since been deleted, Griezmann appears in blackface and dressed in an ‘NBA All […]

Disney race shock: Mickey Mouse ‘was based on blackface minstrels’

Have you ever wondered why Mickey Mouse and cartoon characters wear white gloves? Part of the reason has always been that hand garments are easier and quicker for animators to draw, especially in the early days before computers were involved in the process. However Vox’s new video reveals a more disturbing reason, one that takes […]